Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Home From Denver

Hubby & I returned home from our visit to Denver on Sunday night. It was a nice trip and we really enjoyed ourselves. Highlights of the visit included a drive to Estes Park in the Rocky Mountains - just gorgeous! We did a little hiking, a little shopping, went to a movie, ate good food, sat in the hot tub, and explored during our five days there. There were lots of thrift stores, flea markets, and antique stores everywhere we went, and we stopped at quite a few of them. I'm always drawn to furniture pieces with small drawers and cubbies, so these three pieces pictured below really grabbed my attention. However, NONE of them would fit in our car so they didn't come home with us - the $2,600 price tags had nothing to do with it! LOL

I was able to visit my very first rug hooking store - The Wool Basket - in Loveland. We don't have any stores like this here in Utah so it was fun to go in and look around.

Oddly enough, the carpet in the hallway of our hotel caught my eye - these wonky squares would make a fun rug, yes?

I'll share pictures from the hook-in on my next post.


Janet O. said...

I love furniture like that, too. Wouldn't it be fun to fill?
Are you going to make a replica of that carpet? Looks very nice in a wonky sort of way. : )

Suzanne said...

Gayle - Thanks for visiting my blog this afternoon and leaving that nice comment. You mentioned your yard is too shady for impatiens, but impatiens do best in shade! They wilt and have a hard time in full sun. Mine are shaded all day and they thrive. ;o)

I just noticed you just returned home from Denver/Loveland/Estes Park. I live in Longmont and we were in Estes Park on Saturday! (too much rain that day, but otherwise it was a lot of fun)

Thanks again for your comment. - Suzanne

Julia said...

I love the first set of cubby hole armoire but what would I put in those tiny drawers,lots of wool worms maybe.... beautiful but a bit on the pricy side for my budget, lol...

It sounds like you had a wonderful vacation.

That rug looks like it would be a fun rug to do.

Have a great long weekend. JB

The Wool Cupboard said...

Gayle, Estes Park is one beautiful place, so I'm sure you enjoyed it. How fortunate that your husband enjoys looking at the same things which interest you!

I think you should hook those wonky squares...in primitive colors, of course!

Love the circular cabinet with the great drawers. Glad you had fun.

jody said...

sounds like a nice few days away and you covered alot of ground.. love the furniture..expensive tho huh? always fun to explore! enjoy your evening!

annie said...

I love those cupboars! Wow!